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Gut branches of the vagus nerve essential for reward and motivation

Gut branches of the vagus nerve essential for reward and motivation

Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 28, 2018
Robotic millipede for drug delivery

Robotic millipede for drug delivery

A novel tiny, soft robot with caterpillar-like legs capable of carrying heavy loads and adaptable to adverse environments could pave way for medical technology advancement such as drugs delivery in human body.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 28, 2018
Webinar Tuesday 9 October - New Trends in Biosensors

Webinar Tuesday 9 October - New Trends in Biosensors

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 9 October titled New Trends in Biosensors for Biomedical Diagnostics.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Recently, research undertaken by the UK's House of Commons library at the request of the UK's Labor Party revealed that diabetic foot and toe amputations performed by the UK's National Health Service has risen by 26%.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Intelligent Health AI -Conference

Intelligent Health AI -Conference

Intelligent Health AI is a global summit dedicated to AI in healthcare. The analysts Dr Xiaoxi He and Dr Luyun Jiang attended the conference on 13-14th September 2018 held in Basel, Switzerland.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
AI tool accurately identifies cancer type and genetic changes

AI tool accurately identifies cancer type and genetic changes

A new computer program can analyze images of patients' lung tumors, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a new study shows.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 26, 2018
PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

CareWear light patches deliver powerful LED light therapy to treat pain and improve tissue recovery in just 30 minutes.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 25, 2018
DIY ultrasound for the future

DIY ultrasound for the future

Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
Synthetic biology making strides in key applications

Synthetic biology making strides in key applications

Synthetic biology is making strides in key applications, armed with the ability to create materials never possible before.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
New sensors track dopamine in the brain for more than a year

New sensors track dopamine in the brain for more than a year

Neuroscientists have now devised a way to measure dopamine in the brain for more than a year, which they believe will help them to learn much more about its role in both healthy and diseased brains.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 21, 2018
A wearable device for regrowing hair

A wearable device for regrowing hair

Researchers have developed a flexible, wearable photostimulator that speeds up hair growth in mice. They report their results in ACS Nano.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from TERMIS  WC 2018

Report from TERMIS WC 2018

IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Nadia Tsao attended the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) World Congress 2018. The event was held between September 5 - 7, 2018 at the Kyoto International Conference Center in Kyoto, Japan. The World Congress is held every 3 years - chapter meetings (Europe, Americas, Asia Pacific) are held in the intervening years.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 20, 2018
Facilitating diagnosis with a new type of biosensor

Facilitating diagnosis with a new type of biosensor

Scientists have developed a new type of biosensor able to precisely quantify metabolites using a single drop of blood. The accuracy and simplicity of the procedure could make it a tool of choice for diagnosing and monitoring several diseases.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 19, 2018
Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

A new point-of-care rapid-sensing device can detect a key marker of eye injury in minutes - a time frame crucial to treating eye trauma.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 18, 2018
Bioadhesive, wirelessly-powered implant emitting light to kill cancer

Bioadhesive, wirelessly-powered implant emitting light to kill cancer

Scientists have developed a new bioadhesive, wirelessly-powered light-emitting device which could better treat cancers in delicate organs.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 17, 2018
Guinness World Record for smallest medical robot

Guinness World Record for smallest medical robot

It can't be seen with a human eye. But, nevertheless, it is a robot (all 120nm of it) and its creators are now world record holders in the Guinness World Records for creating the Smallest Medical Robot.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 17, 2018
Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. In tests, the patch performed as well as some clinical methods to measure blood pressure.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 14, 2018
Bioprinting technology progress by L'Oréal

Bioprinting technology progress by L'Oréal

Technology Analyst, Dr Nadia Tsao, discusses reconstructive skin modelling with Dr Maïté Rielland, L'Oréal, who is focused on bioprinting human skin models for cosmetic evaluation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 13, 2018
Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

In recent years, machine learning has been championed as a useful aid for diagnostics. Machine-learning models, for instance, have been developed that can detect words and intonations of speech that may indicate depression.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 12, 2018
Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics

Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics

A team has come up with a portable biosensor that can measure the amount of vancomycin in a patient's blood stream, enabling doctors to better control the dosage and reduce harmful side effects. Their technology could eventually be used for other antibiotics as well.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 28, 2018
Robotic millipede for drug delivery

Robotic millipede for drug delivery

A novel tiny, soft robot with caterpillar-like legs capable of carrying heavy loads and adaptable to adverse environments could pave way for medical technology advancement such as drugs delivery in human body.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Recently, research undertaken by the UK's House of Commons library at the request of the UK's Labor Party revealed that diabetic foot and toe amputations performed by the UK's National Health Service has risen by 26%.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
AI tool accurately identifies cancer type and genetic changes

AI tool accurately identifies cancer type and genetic changes

A new computer program can analyze images of patients' lung tumors, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a new study shows.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 25, 2018
DIY ultrasound for the future

DIY ultrasound for the future

Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
New sensors track dopamine in the brain for more than a year

New sensors track dopamine in the brain for more than a year

Neuroscientists have now devised a way to measure dopamine in the brain for more than a year, which they believe will help them to learn much more about its role in both healthy and diseased brains.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from TERMIS  WC 2018

Report from TERMIS WC 2018

IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Nadia Tsao attended the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) World Congress 2018. The event was held between September 5 - 7, 2018 at the Kyoto International Conference Center in Kyoto, Japan. The World Congress is held every 3 years - chapter meetings (Europe, Americas, Asia Pacific) are held in the intervening years.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 19, 2018
Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

A new point-of-care rapid-sensing device can detect a key marker of eye injury in minutes - a time frame crucial to treating eye trauma.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 17, 2018
Guinness World Record for smallest medical robot

Guinness World Record for smallest medical robot

It can't be seen with a human eye. But, nevertheless, it is a robot (all 120nm of it) and its creators are now world record holders in the Guinness World Records for creating the Smallest Medical Robot.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 14, 2018
Bioprinting technology progress by L'Oréal

Bioprinting technology progress by L'Oréal

Technology Analyst, Dr Nadia Tsao, discusses reconstructive skin modelling with Dr Maïté Rielland, L'Oréal, who is focused on bioprinting human skin models for cosmetic evaluation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 12, 2018
Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics

Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics

A team has come up with a portable biosensor that can measure the amount of vancomycin in a patient's blood stream, enabling doctors to better control the dosage and reduce harmful side effects. Their technology could eventually be used for other antibiotics as well.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 28, 2018
Webinar Tuesday 9 October - New Trends in Biosensors

Webinar Tuesday 9 October - New Trends in Biosensors

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 9 October titled New Trends in Biosensors for Biomedical Diagnostics.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Intelligent Health AI -Conference

Intelligent Health AI -Conference

Intelligent Health AI is a global summit dedicated to AI in healthcare. The analysts Dr Xiaoxi He and Dr Luyun Jiang attended the conference on 13-14th September 2018 held in Basel, Switzerland.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 26, 2018
PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

CareWear light patches deliver powerful LED light therapy to treat pain and improve tissue recovery in just 30 minutes.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
Synthetic biology making strides in key applications

Synthetic biology making strides in key applications

Synthetic biology is making strides in key applications, armed with the ability to create materials never possible before.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 21, 2018
A wearable device for regrowing hair

A wearable device for regrowing hair

Researchers have developed a flexible, wearable photostimulator that speeds up hair growth in mice. They report their results in ACS Nano.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 20, 2018
Facilitating diagnosis with a new type of biosensor

Facilitating diagnosis with a new type of biosensor

Scientists have developed a new type of biosensor able to precisely quantify metabolites using a single drop of blood. The accuracy and simplicity of the procedure could make it a tool of choice for diagnosing and monitoring several diseases.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 18, 2018
Bioadhesive, wirelessly-powered implant emitting light to kill cancer

Bioadhesive, wirelessly-powered implant emitting light to kill cancer

Scientists have developed a new bioadhesive, wirelessly-powered light-emitting device which could better treat cancers in delicate organs.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 17, 2018
Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. In tests, the patch performed as well as some clinical methods to measure blood pressure.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Sep 13, 2018
Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

In recent years, machine learning has been championed as a useful aid for diagnostics. Machine-learning models, for instance, have been developed that can detect words and intonations of speech that may indicate depression.
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